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The Caribbean Can Cut Energy Costs With Renewables

Jennifer Baldwin, Research Fellow, Energy and Environment, Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), Inter-American Development Group. CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 16, 2012: Caribbean businesses have great potential to cut high energy costs by investing in renewables. That’s according to Jennifer Baldwin, Research Fellow, Energy and Environment, Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), Inter-American Development Group, and one of three panelists who will ...

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Martelly Administration Launches Community-based Decentralization Program

Katye Pam Pose brings decision-making, basic services and accountability closer to the people PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The government of President Michel Martelly, working through the Ministry of Interior and local communities, today launched Katye Pam Pose (KPP), an innovative, community-based decentralization program.   Katye Pam Pose (KPP), which is the cornerstone of the Haitian government’s National Decentralization Agenda, is focused ...

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Anguilla Hotel & Tourism Association Signs with Regatta

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Anguilla’s Hotel & Tourism Association has signed an agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch BookAnguilla.com, a new website which will allow consumers to book hotels and villas in Anguilla. “We are thrilled about adding Anguilla to our portfolio of Caribbean destinations,” said Ashwin Kamlani, President of Regatta Travel Solutions.  “Our existing clients continue ...

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West Indies Cricket Superstars To Kick-Off Global Fundraiser In Memory Of Late Teammate Runako Morton

CaribPR Wire, LONDON, England, Fri. Mar. 9, 2012: Following the sudden shocking death of West Indies international cricketer, Runako Morton, in a car accident last Sunday, March 4th, the Caribbean has been in a state of mourning for an enormously popular cricketer whose career spanned 17 years at the regional, national and international levels. In light of last weekend’s tragic ...

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Chamber of Commerce Of Saint Martin Partners With Invest Caribbean Now

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 9. 2012:  The spotlight is set to shine on investment opportunities on the French Caribbean territory of Saint Martin in New York City this June at the 2012 Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum. La Chambre Consulaire Interprofessionnelle de Saint–Martin, (CCISM) has signed on as one of the partners of the second annual Caribbean ...

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Ground-Breaking for New Disaster Relief and Emergency Operation Center Boosts Haiti’s Civil Protection Network in the Nord-Est Region

Initiative is part of the Ministry of the Interior’s community-based decentralization strategy, which seeks to build a safety, infrastructure and institutional capacity network across Haiti. FORT-LIBERTE, Haiti, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti’s comprehensive disaster preparedness strategy advanced significantly with today’s groundbreaking ceremony for a new emergency operations center, disaster relief warehouse, and fire station in Fort-Liberte.  As the first ...

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Haiti’s Decentralization Strategy and Priority Sectors Receive a SWIFT Boost as U.S. Naval Vessel and Crew Complete Three Week Mission

Training and reconstruction work by civilian and military teams onboard the HSV SWIFT reinforce capacity building in key areas of health, security and rule of law in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — International civilian and military teams aboard the U.S. naval vessel HSV SWIFT have completed their three-week mission of knowledge-sharing and capacity building in Northern Haiti, ...

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Pan-American Life Insurance Group Reports Strong Financial Results in 2011

NEW ORLEANS, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of life and health insurance in Latin America and the US Hispanic market, today announced financial results for the full year ending December 31, 2011. Revenues grew 9.8 percent to $470 million, while pre-tax operating earnings also gained 9.8 percent to close the year at $35.5 ...

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The Caribbean’s Future In Renewable Energy Is Bright

Tony Fiddy, President of Waste to Energy Division and the Regional Vice President for Europe and Africa, Naanovo Energy Inc. CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 2, 2012: “The Caribbean represents a huge potential for renewable energy projects, primarily because of the ideal climate conditions which exist there for solar, wind and biomass power production.” That’s according to Tony Fiddy, ...

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MOI Accelerates Implementation of Siesmic Risk Plan in Northern Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul said Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program, will accelerate the implementation of the Seismic Risk Plan (SRP) in Northern Haiti, which seeks to improve the way that this region prepares for and reduces risks of earthquakes.  Haiti’s northeastern region is one the ...

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